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    4-7-20, 2:17pm
    Newsom's been awesome, though I imagine some Californians won't be too happy about him sending 500 ventilators to NY. Our county is offering $1000...
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    4-5-20, 4:51pm
    Geila replied to a thread Boy, that Dow in Personal Finance
    I was over on the Money Mustache site this morning and people over there are talking about taking money out of their home equity to invest in the...
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    4-5-20, 4:39pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    It's heartening to see businesses looking out for vulnerable groups. Costco announced a couple of weeks ago that they have senior hours from 8-9 am,...
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    4-5-20, 12:36pm
    Rosa - I've been really enjoying the Marco Polo app for this purpose, it's a fun little app and very easy to use. It's like video texting and easier...
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    4-5-20, 12:21pm
    +3. We have everything we need and want. Dh has reduced hours and we're enjoying the extra time spent together.
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    3-28-20, 1:56pm
    I was surprised the salary threshold was so high. $150k for a couple, $75k for single. But if the purpose is to alleviate panic and fear, then it...
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    3-28-20, 1:30pm
    For Cuomo fans, what is it that makes him seem like a good presidential candidate? He took an awfully long time to address the virus in his state,...
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    3-28-20, 1:16pm
    Geila replied to a thread Just checking in.... in Open Forum
    I finally downloaded Marco Polo so I can video with my niece and brand new grandnephew - he's just a week old. Privacy concerns have been put aside...
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    3-27-20, 1:26pm
    If we're nominating governors I'm throwing Gavin Newsom's name in the ring!
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    3-22-20, 1:54pm
    I went grocery shopping on Thursday and was so touched by how friendly and helpful the staff was. I'm also grateful for everyone who continues to do...
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    3-22-20, 1:49pm
    Geila replied to a thread Just checking in.... in Open Forum
    Simplemind - I'm sorry to hear about your husband's situation. Wishing you both the best. Everything is good here, spending our days puttering,...
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    3-22-20, 12:26pm
    Geila replied to a thread Simple Living Dividends in Open Forum
    :laff: I have lots of old sheets on hand plus fabric from my never-began sewing projects. Dividend #2! Thanks, Tammy. :D
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    3-22-20, 12:18pm
    nswef - How are you liking the mattress? The Beautyrest Silver is one of the ones that I liked. That sure is a lot of turning! I think I've only...
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    3-22-20, 12:16pm
    With all salons closed across the state, someone posted about how we'll finally know what everyone's hair color really is. And I thought how glad I...
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    3-19-20, 2:20pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Correction: They had everything I WANTED. It's so easy to see wants as needs immediately. I had everything I needed already. Gosh, we are used to...
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    3-19-20, 1:18pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I went grocery shopping this morning just to see how things were and buy some meat for the freezer if available. Pleasantly surprised that the store...
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    3-17-20, 4:09pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Oh, I think people who are already retired totally dodged the bullet. It's the people who are not retired yet but were planning on 5 years or so and...
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    3-17-20, 3:05pm
    Geila replied to a thread Making bread in Food & Recipes
    We have really crappy thrift stores here. I don't know why. I used to find great deals and good stuff, but now all I see is junk and a lot of brand...
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    3-17-20, 3:00pm
    This made me laugh! So true. I'm going to use this as my motivational quote. :D
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    3-17-20, 2:54pm
    Geila replied to a thread Boy, that Dow in Personal Finance
    +2. I feel almost too calm during this whole upheaval. I feel like maybe I should be more worried, but there's not really anything to worry about. ...
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    3-17-20, 2:48pm
    Geila replied to a thread March Purge in Organizing Your Life
    That made me laugh! :laff: I take comfort in the fact that we never got as bad as that. Although it was pretty close.
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    3-17-20, 2:45pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I was thinking the same thing. I imagine people who were planning to retire in the near future and were trying to maximize income by staying in the...
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    3-17-20, 2:42pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Our whole Bay Area has gone into a shelter-in-place order. School closings were announced last week and have already been closed since yesterday. ...
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    3-17-20, 2:36pm
    Geila replied to a thread Making bread in Food & Recipes
    Thanks everyone. I don't have a stand mixer or food processor so if I was making bread it would all be by hand. Or buy Gardnr's $150 maker. Which...
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    3-13-20, 1:22pm
    Geila started a thread Making bread in Food & Recipes
    Wasn't sure if I should post this in purchases or food - mods, please feel free to move if appropriate. Dh really enjoys fresh bread and I usually...
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    3-9-20, 2:10pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I got a message from my doctor yesterday, she wants me have some follow up bloodwork done just to make sure a few conditions are still okay from all...
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    3-9-20, 1:57pm
    We finally got some rain! It wasn't much, but it was rain. I think it rained for like 30 minutes. We hadn't had anything since beginning of...
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    3-9-20, 1:46pm
    Geila replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I had plans to visit my favorite niece and her kids for the last few weeks but they've been sick (family of 7) so the visit keeps getting postponed. ...
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    3-9-20, 1:38pm
    Yeah, it makes sense that at some point even the retirement funds would be seized. I'll need to research it. Also need to set up a trust for...
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    3-9-20, 1:33pm
    I've tried the diatomaceous earth before and can't get the pets to eat it. But I might try spreading it around the yard again. I do treat for fleas...
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